Family Handbook

Glen Education Vision: The leading provider of innovative, professional and inclusive early years education that delivers excellence in learning

Family Handbook 2023 · 07 Aug 2023

In this issue

Acknowledgement of Country
Welcome to Glen Education Welcome from the CEO
The Glen Education Story Our Beginnings, Our Vision, Our Mission, Our Goals
Philosophy Our Philosophy
Quality Program delivery objectives , Ongoing Quality Improvement 
Child Safe Environments
The Glen Education Curriculum
Learning through Play How do the educators support my child’s learning through play?, Risky Play, Outdoor Play and Connecting with Nature, “There's no such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing.”  Alfred Wainwright
Multi-age Programs Possible Parent Questions
Attending Kindergarten Session Times, Orientation, Door Security, Attendance, Arrival and Departure
What to Wear and Bring What to wear to Kindergarten, What to bring to Kindergarten, Sun Protection
Incursions and Excursions
Nutrition and Healthy Eating Rest and Relaxation, Nutrition, Glen Education is Committed to:, Healthy Eating at Kindergarten, What Does a Healthy Lunchbox Contain
Family Involvement Program Participation, Volunteer Parent Group (VPG), Fundraising, Working bees, Laundry
Health & Safety Hygiene,  Collection of Unwell Children, Exclusion of Unwell Children, Infectious Diseases , Medications, Medical Conditions and First Aid, Incident, Illness, Injury, First Aid Provision, Smoke Free Zone, Emergency Procedures
Immunisation Immunisation, What if my child had immunisation overseas and is not eligible for Medicare?
Inclusion & Equity Glen Education kindergartens are committed to:
Respectful Behaviour
Code of Ethics & Staffing Code of Ethics, Our Staffing Principles, Teamwork
Policies Glen Education Policies, Feedback - Compliments and Concerns, Fee Policy
Advice from Children What is the best part of Kindergarten that children can look forward to?, How do you know when you have learnt something?, What do you need to bring to kindergarten in your bag?, What are the 'rules' at Kindergarten that next year's children need to know?, How do you learn new things?
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